Middlebury finished in fourth place overall at the 2017 NESCAC Women's Swimming & Diving Championship, hosted by Bowdoin in the Greason Pool. Williams captured its fourth-consecutive title, amassing 1,856 points during the three-day meet. Amherst finished in second place with 1,367 points, followed by Connecticut College (1.268.5), Middlebury (1,174) and Bates (1,159.5).
Individually, Nora O'Leary set a school record in the morning's preliminary swim during the 200 breaststroke with an NCAA 'B' cut time of 2:19.09. Her morning swim bettered the time of 2:20.21 set by Jamie Hillas in 2014. During the evening's championship final, she posted a fourth-place time of 2:19.97.
Angela Riggins began the final evening for the Panthers with an eighth-place finish in the 1,650 free in 17:49.16.
A few events later, Frances VanderMeer swam to a sixth-place effort in the 100 free (52.27), while Morgan Burke was right behind in seventh (52.28). Another top-10 finish came from Celia Ripple, who was 10th in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:23.18.
Following her eighth-place effort during Friday's 1-meter final, Elissa DeNunzio dove to a sixth-place finish in Sunday's 3-meter competition with 392.25 points.